Caroline Christena Duffield

6 November 1837–1 June 1904 (Age 66)
Pocahontas, Virginia, United States

The Life of Caroline Christena

When Caroline Christena Duffield was born on 6 November 1837, in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States, her father, William Duffield, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Hannah Brock, was 36. She married George Auldridge on 22 October 1857, in Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pocahontas, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 1 June 1904, in Center Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cedar, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Auldridge
1835–1920
Caroline Christena Duffield
1837–1904
Marriage: 22 October 1857
George W C Auldridge
1860–1930
Margaret Elizabeth Auldridge
1865–1915
Lillie G. Auldridge
1868–
Virginia Bell Auldridge
1869–
John Eliott Auldridge
1870–
Orlin Birchard Auldridge
1877–1938
Charlie Forrest Auldridge
1879–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1857
Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    George W C Auldridge

    Male1860–1930Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Auldridge

    Female1865–1915Female

    Lillie G. Auldridge

    Female1868–Female

    Virginia Bell Auldridge

    Female1869–Female

    John Eliott Auldridge

    Male1870–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Duffield

    Male1802–1838Male

    Margaret Hannah Brock

    Female1801–1853Female

siblings

(9)

    Rebecca Duffield

    Female1823–1850Female

    Thomas Hamilton Duffield

    Male1824–1842Male

    Washington Duffield

    Male1826–1830Male

    Female1828–1916Female

    Elizabeth Hannah Duffield

    Female1830–1913Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 20

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English dūfe ‘dove’ + feld ‘open country’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Aldrich in household of George Aldrich, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Duffield in household of Margaret Duffield, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caroline C Auldridge in household of George Auldridge, "United States Census, 1900"

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